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Globe & Mail: Engineering students build business training into their degreesJanuary 10, 2019

Soon after Ishwar Puri arrived at McMaster University in 2013 as dean of the faculty of engineering, he got in touch with Len Waverman, dean of the Hamilton university’s DeGroote School of Business.

Contact between the two faculties is not new: In the early 1970s, they developed a five-year engineering and management degree that combines core elements of both disciplines and, for interested engineers, an accelerated timetable to earn a master of business administration.

In 2014, interested in working together, the two deans held regular discussions that led to the introduction of a new business-infused minor in innovation for engineers and others last fall.

Read this story in the Globe and Mail.